Higher Education


Five Strategies That Higher Education Leaders Need In 2020

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We've seen a number of shifts in the higher education landscape over the past few years. The online environment has grown while postsecondary enrollment has fallen. Funding for higher education has decreased. The students that these institutions serve are increasingly diverse. The higher education landscape is changing, forcing leaders to adopt new strategies to meet new needs.


Master Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

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The Master DS&AI is intended for students interested in studying and combining advanced data analysis techniques with AI methods and techniques, in order to understand, use and develop intelligent systems to support and strengthen the human intellect. This Master's program is the first and only engineering program in the Netherlands in which advanced techniques and methods in the field of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence are combined. You currently cannot apply for this DS&AI program. Course information will become available as soon as possible, but is not expected before March 2020. Keep an eye on this internet page as new information will appear here.


Here's how AI can elevate higher ed - eCampus News

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Conversations around artificial intelligence's potential in higher education are growing, and a report outlines some of the ways in which AI could revolutionize higher education. Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education: Current Uses and Future Applications, from The Learning House, casts a critical eye on the immediate and future applications of AI in higher ed, and it also examines implementation challenges. The report also highlights important policy guidance and recommendations that are likely to accelerate AI innovation or, if unrealized, stifle its growth and adoption. Related content: Is your campus ready for AI and other tech trends? For example, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) last updated in 2001, predates many common education technologies including smartphones, tablets, wireless data, MOOCs, and even online education programs in general.


Classify A Rare Event Using 5 Machine Learning Algorithms - KDnuggets

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Supervised Learning is the crown jewel of Machine Learning. A couple years ago, Harvard Business Review released an article with the following title "Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century." Ever since its release, Data Science or Statistics Departments become widely pursued by college students and, and Data Scientists (Nerds), for the first time, is referred to as being sexy. For some industries, Data Scientists have reshaped the corporation structure and reallocated a lot of decision-makings to the "front-line" workers. Being able to generate useful business insights from data has never been so easy.


Classify A Rare Event Using 5 Machine Learning Algorithms - KDnuggets

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Supervised Learning is the crown jewel of Machine Learning. A couple years ago, Harvard Business Review released an article with the following title "Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century." Ever since its release, Data Science or Statistics Departments become widely pursued by college students and, and Data Scientists (Nerds), for the first time, is referred to as being sexy. For some industries, Data Scientists have reshaped the corporation structure and reallocated a lot of decision-makings to the "front-line" workers. Being able to generate useful business insights from data has never been so easy.


Chile is a front-runner in Latin America's Artificial Intelligence race

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Chile is making its mark in the world, and specifically in the Latin America, with its focus on technology. But as the the country moves closer to its goal, it sees the need for more coordinated policies. That and the desire to build a more "informed and knowledge-based" society prompted the creation of its own Ministry of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation in 2018. Andres Couve has spent his entire career working on research and development. A biologist with a PhD degree in Cell Biology from the prestigious Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, he also holds a post-doctorate in Neuroscience from University College London (UCL).


The Future of Lawyers: Legal Tech, AI, Big Data And Online Courts

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In the future, is it conceivable that a firm would be charged with legal malpractice if they didn't use artificial intelligence (AI)? Today, artificial intelligence offers a solution to solve or at least make the access-to-justice issue better and completely transform our traditional legal system. Here's what you need to know about how AI, big data, and online courts will change the legal system. When I sat down in conversation with Richard Susskind, OBE, the world's most-cited author on the future of legal services, to discuss the future of law and lawyers, it became apparent just how much change the legal system will face over the next decade thanks to innovation brought about by artificial intelligence and big data. In Richard's book The Future of Law, published in 1996, he predicted that in the future, lawyers and clients would communicate via email.


Etopia News & Entertainment

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The robots are coming...in the form of voice-first, conversational A...I-based chatbots that use Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning to "understand" human commands and questions and respond appropriately, at scale, in real time, on behalf of individuals and institutions. The "Harvard UltraBot" could represent the university to potential applicants, the media, and other universities, through their respective UltraBots. A "LinkedIn UltraBot" from Microsoft could give voice to users and allow them to build and interface with their networks in a direct and intuitive way, by speaking. Harvard, Stanford, and UC Berkeley may soon all be racing to produce prototype and production models of their respective UltraBots. Etopia Media Consulting is advising every 2020 Presidential candidate to read "Competing in the Age of AI: Strategy and Leadership When Algorithms and Networks Run the World," by Marco Iansiti and Karim Lakhani, both at Harvard Business School.


New UAE-based institute to boost students' Artificial Intelligence skills

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A new institute dedicated to teaching Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications to university students has been launched in Abu Dhabi on Monday (July 15). This is the first-of-its-kind-institute in the UAE will also train government and industries in AI science and applications. With a Dh160 million five-year-fund for AI projects, Khalifa University of Science and Technology launched the Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems Institute (AI Institute) which will focus on AI, data science, robotics, next generation networks, semiconductor technologies and cybersecurity. The AI Institute will bring all the university's research in robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), cyber-security, data science and information and communication technologies under a single umbrella. "Khalifa University's AI Institute, a single umbrella that gathers activities of six research centres, reflects our commitment to research in next generation digital technologies that are priority areas for the UAE's economy," Dr Arif Sultan Al Hammadi, executive vice-president of Khalifa University of Science and Technology said during the launch of the AI Institute.


10 Experts With Big Ideas About the Future of Work

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Technology is changing almost everything about the world we live in. It's also changing how we work. These 10 industry analysts have smart ideas about the future of work to share. Following their conversations can help you plan for what's next. Meghan M. Biro is the founder and CEO of TalentCulture, a publication that explores how the workplace is changing.